Thursday, November 25, 2010

Taking Back America

Sometimes I hate writing this blog. But I slog it out, year after year, knowing it will make an incremental difference in how we Americans perceive our liberties and the fight it will take to uphold and preserve freedom. If I just sit back and do nothing, then I have no one to blame but myself, as America slowly slides into destitution and ruin under socialist rule. I want to see America restored to her former glory, whatever the cost, so I do my part in saying no to the Leftist (progressive) policies of the last one hundred years.

What will it take? How do we do that? First, recognize that our constitution is being ignored; that our government needs a change of players who act in accordance with our US Constitution. We, the sovereigns of this country, must expect and demand all politicians to uphold and protect our constitution . That step has already been taken by some, but it can't stop there. Why?

Our schools have failed us and our children. They will continue to fail, and no obscene amount of money poured in will help. It is a failed system and it was doomed to fail right at the point when the states allowed the feds to take over. They have succeeded in only one respect: our children's education is in the tank. Schools have been usurped by globalists who have one educational goal: to produce a populace incapable of fighting back. We cannot allow that. It will be a costly and terrible fight, but it can't be avoided.

Convinced they are right, the Leftists aren't listening, and our schools have been taken over by "progressive" values. Our textbooks don't reflect our values. American Civil War history was redacted and distorted in order to validate a centrist government. And the lies keep on coming.

Do you even know what goes on in your kid's school? Oh, you know about the drugs, the gang violence, the lack of discipline. But have you taken a look at the "social studies" textbooks, the "history" books? The "language arts" courses? When is the last time you felt you had any meaningful influence in their school?

These are not rhetorical questions, they are real questions.

The attitude of the NEA and teacher's associations all reflect a globalist philosophy from the President (past presidents included) of the United States, down through the Department of Education, all working together with the teacher's unions to make our schools stink. The Eagle Forum headed by Phyllis Schlafly has been waging war on the NEA for years.

Officials and the medical profession are drugging our children in order to control them. Children are kept from praying or displaying any religious or patriotic values. They are suspended for flying the American flag.

Diversity. What that means is we give up our values, our ways of life, and worse we allow our children to be brain-washed and dumb'd down. They are taught that everyone is a winner, there are no losers. Of course the kids know better. Any kid who's spent 20 minutes on the playground knows there are winners and losers. The result? They are thoroughly confused, again this is deliberate policy.

Bullies are tolerated, officials are helpless against them, and having failed miserably on disciplining bad behavior and rotten attitudes, schools have created a spiritual vacuum; gangs are forming and taking over our schools. Violence and drugs prevail. School policies toward violence are now beginning to take a "zero tolerance" stance & expel or even have school children arrested for the most minor offenses.

Increasingly, harsh zero tolerance policies towards graffiti and other offenses in US schools are seeing grade school-aged children being treated with harsh adult-style police discipline inside the actual classroom. This problem was exemplified when, incredibly, this 12-year-old NYC girl with a spotless record was physically arrested in her classroom for doodling on her desktop this month:

Is this America we live in?

Our schools are a failed experiment in progressive education. Our children are not being educated. Isn't it obvious?

But you notice that when Americans fight back against this discrimination, the school officials tend to back down. We have to push back, and keep pushing back - just the way second amendment proponents push back against the gun-grabbers. We are winning on that front, but the education of our kids is something we don't want to tackle. We just want our kids to fit in. Our kids just want to fit in too, but they are kids. Where are the adults? Why do we let school officials bully us?

Consider this. Let's suppose somehow (not likely) you were allowed to sit in on your child's first day of school, and let's further suppose that the principle decided to gather all the kids into the school auditorium and give a short commencement speech. What do you think that principle would say, where would the emphasis be on starting a new school year?

Do you think it would sound something like this?

A Speech Every American High School Principal Should Give
by Dennis Prager

To the students and faculty of our high school:

I am your new principal, and honored to be so. There is no greater calling than to teach young people.

I would like to apprise you of some important changes coming to our school. I am making these changes because I am convinced that most of the ideas that have dominated public education in America have worked against you, against your teachers and against our country.

First, this school will no longer honor race or ethnicity. I could not care less if your racial makeup is black, brown, red, yellow or white. I could not care less if your origins are African, Latin American, Asian or European, or if your ancestors arrived here on the Mayflower or on slave ships.

The only identity I care about, the only one this school will recognize, is your individual identity -- your character, your scholarship, your humanity. And the only national identity this school will care about is American. This is an American public school, and American public schools were created to make better Americans.

If you wish to affirm an ethnic, racial or religious identity through school, you will have to go elsewhere. We will end all ethnicity-, race- and non-American nationality-based celebrations. They undermine the motto of America, one of its three central values -- e pluribus unum, "from many, one." And this school will be guided by America's values.

This includes all after-school clubs. I will not authorize clubs that divide students based on any identities. This includes race, language, religion, sexual orientation or whatever else may become in vogue in a society divided by political correctness.

Your clubs will be based on interests and passions, not blood, ethnic, racial or other physically defined ties. Those clubs just cultivate narcissism -- an unhealthy preoccupation with the self -- while the purpose of education is to get you to think beyond yourself. So we will have clubs that transport you to the wonders and glories of art, music, astronomy, languages you do not already speak, carpentry and more. If the only extracurricular activities you can imagine being interesting in are those based on ethnic, racial or sexual identity, that means that little outside of yourself really interests you.

Second, I am uninterested in whether English is your native language. My only interest in terms of language is that you leave this school speaking and writing English as fluently as possible. The English language has united America's citizens for over 200 years, and it will unite us at this school. It is one of the indispensable reasons this country of immigrants has always come to be one country. And if you leave this school without excellent English language skills, I would be remiss in my duty to ensure that you will be prepared to successfully compete in the American job market. We will learn other languages here -- it is deplorable that most Americans only speak English -- but if you want classes taught in your native language rather than in English, this is not your school.

Third, because I regard learning as a sacred endeavor, everything in this school will reflect learning's elevated status. This means, among other things, that you and your teachers will dress accordingly. Many people in our society dress more formally for Hollywood events than for church or school. These people have their priorities backward. Therefore, there will be a formal dress code at this school.

Fourth, no obscene language will be tolerated anywhere on this school's property -- whether in class, in the hallways or at athletic events. If you can't speak without using the f-word, you can't speak. By obscene language I mean the words banned by the Federal Communications Commission, plus epithets such as "Nigger," even when used by one black student to address another black, or "bitch," even when addressed by a girl to a girlfriend. It is my intent that by the time you leave this school, you will be among the few your age to instinctively distinguish between the elevated and the degraded, the holy and the obscene.

Fifth, we will end all self-esteem programs. In this school, self-esteem will be attained in only one way -- the way people attained it until decided otherwise a generation ago -- by earning it. One immediate consequence is that there will be one valedictorian, not eight.

Sixth, and last, I am reorienting the school toward academics and away from politics and propaganda. No more time will devoted to scaring you about smoking and caffeine, or terrifying you about sexual harassment or global warming. No more semesters will be devoted to condom wearing and teaching you to regard sexual relations as only or primarily a health issue. There will be no more attempts to convince you that you are a victim because you are not white, or not male, or not heterosexual or not Christian. We will have failed if any one of you graduates this school and does not consider him or herself inordinately lucky -- to be alive and to be an American.

Now, please stand and join me in the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of our country. As many of you do not know the words, your teachers will hand them out to you.

If every school principal gave this speech at the beginning of the next school year, America would be a better place. -end of speech-

Not likely is it? What are you going to do about it?